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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 - 4 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 12750

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About Accounting at Westminster Business School, London, University of Westminster

This course will give you the key accounting and financial skills employers are looking for, as well as broader business and management expertise. You will develop a detailed knowledge of the applied aspects of accounting, together with the team-working, problem-solving, communication skills and commercial awareness which companies need in a complex global business world.

These skills and knowledge will open up a range of job opportunities in areas such as financial and management accounting and other closely related fields. You can develop your career in the private or public sector, and the course will help your progression to professional qualifications. The course provides exemption from up to 9 papers of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). The course has also been re-accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

Many graduates also undertake further study, proceeding to a Master's degree in accounting or finance.

The course offers flexibility in the accounting areas in which you might choose to specialise. There is an emphasis on international developments in accounting and finance, and an opportunity to study a foreign language at each credit level.

You will be also able to develop practical skills through the use of accounting software such as Sage, and the Financial Market Suite (FMS). The FMS utilises the Bloomberg platform, a state-of-the-art teaching and research resource used widely by leading global financial institutions.

Teaching methods focus on active student learning through seminars, workshops, exercises demonstrating the use and application of accounting techniques, and problem-based and blended learning (including group work in first and second years) designed to engage your interest. Assessment methods may include essays, reports, case studies, and in-class tests as well as time-constrained exams.

Our Career Development Centre has just been shortlisted for the Best University Careers Service in the National Undergraduate Employability Awards for 2017.

With a growing network of over 3,000 employers around the world and a team of experienced careers consultants, we are here to help you succeed.

In 2015-16, we helped over 1,500 students find work placements across a range of sectors, with 250 employers attending 14 on-campus skills and careers fairs.

As a Westminster student, you'll have access to our services throughout your studies and after you graduate.

We can help you:

  • find work placements related to your course
  • find part-time/vacation, placement and graduate jobs, including voluntary experience
  • find international opportunities to enhance your employability
  • market yourself effectively to employers
  • write better CVs and application forms
  • develop your interview and enterprise skills
  • plan your career with our careers consultants
  • meet employers and explore your career options at our employer fairs, careers presentations and networking events throughout the year

Find out more about the Career Development Centre.

Study options for this course

Entry requirements

Typical Offer

One of the following (or an equivalent qualification)

In addition to one of the above, you should have:

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International Foundation course

We work in partnership with Kaplan International College London to provide Foundation Certificate courses for international students who don't meet our Bachelor's degree entry requirements.

Find out how to apply for the Foundation Certificate course.

Pre-sessional English programmes

Need to improve your English before starting your course? We offer summer pre-sessional English programmes to help develop your English language skills.

Find out more about our pre-sessional English programmes.

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